Industries

Jun 26, 2018
5 most popular biz books from the week of June 18 to 24
Munro’s Books

Best-selling business titles provided by Munro’s Books, 1108 Government Street, Victoria, B.C.

Jun 25, 2018
Industrial sales activity in Fraser Valley hits record dollar volume: report
By the Editors

Industrial land sales in the Fraser Valley hit record sales of $465 million in 2017, according to a report by Toronto-based commercial real estate firm Avison Young, surpassing the previous high of $396 million in 2015. Although the Fraser Valley only saw...

Jun 22, 2018
Go out on top: The BCBusiness guide to retirement and succession planning
Frances Bula

Will Cadell isn’t the kind of person who was born thinking he would start a business of his own. But when Cadell was 32, he gave up paid employment doing mapping for the forest industry to become a freelancer providing...

Jun 21, 2018
Vancouver rated Canada's best city for commuting: study
By the Editors

Trying to stuff yourself on the B-Line is a pain, and the Commercial Drive SkyTrain station is a zoo during peak hours, but Vancouverites can take solace that, according to U.K. business resource and research firm Expert Market, their city...

Jun 21, 2018
Big Fat Deal: $12 million for a Yaletown twisted tower
Fiona Morrow

Address: PH1 - 1480 Howe Street, Vancouver Price: $11,888,900 Listing: R2218124 The skinny: Two-bedroom, three-bathroom, 2,334-square-foot, penthouse in Yaletown. The bling: And you may find yourself in a beautiful house With a beautiful wife And you may ask yourself, well How did I get here?* You...

Jun 20, 2018
Travel: In our new Carry On column, John Fluevog shares his tips for a better trip
Charlene Rooke

FLYING BY THE SEATSeatGuru.com knows which aircraft seats don’t recline and which ones intersect head or galley traffic, but it doesn’t have this red-eye tip: right-side sleepers should book window seats on the plane’s right (left-side sleepers, the reverse) for...

Jun 19, 2018
5 most popular Canadian biz books from the week of June 11 to 17
Munro’s Books

Best-selling business titles provided by Munro’s Books, 1108 Government Street, Victoria, B.C.

Jun 18, 2018
Entry Level: A day in the life of swimwear maker Julia Church
Nathan Caddell

Julia Church launched her “swimwear brand for everyday women” in 2014, hoping its crowdfunding campaign would hit $10,000. Nettle’s Tale raised more than $70,000. Church has since opened a flagship store in Vancouver’s Gastown and sold thousands of swimsuits, posting...

Jun 18, 2018
BCB Roundup: Soccer, political pursuits and legal letdowns
Nathan Caddell

Like a compellingly written legal decision, here’s what had our attention this week. Finally, the B.C. Supreme Court upheld a decision by the Law Society of B.C. to refuse Trinity Western University’s proposed law school. The case has been debated since a...

Jun 18, 2018
Checking the Pulse of the Market

BCBusiness + Mackie Research Capital Corporation It’s no secret that young talent is an indispensable element of the business sector, not just for the energy these individuals exhibit, but also their propensity to take advantage of opportunities that might otherwise be overlooked...

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